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Medical Term:

tendon sheath syndrome


Definition: limited elevation of the eye in adduction, appearing clinically as a paresis of the inferior oblique muscle, due to fascia contracting the superior oblique muscle on the same side.

Synonym(s): Brown syndrome, Paterson-Brown-Kelly syndrome

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